Mihrdat IV of Iberia

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Mihrdat IV (Georgian: მირდატ IV, Latinized as Mithridates), of the Chosroid Dynasty, was the king of Iberia (Kartli, eastern Georgia) from c. 409 to 411.

He was the son of Varaz-Bakur II and the grandson (on his mother’s side) of Trdat. The Georgian chronicles criticizes him for impiety and neglect of religious building, and informs us that he opposed both major regional powers, the Roman and Sassanid empires.[1] Defeated by the Sassanid army, he was captured and deported to Iran, where he died.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rapp, Stephen H. (2003), Studies In Medieval Georgian Historiography: Early Texts And Eurasian Contexts, p. 316. Peeters Bvba ISBN 90-429-1318-5.
Preceded by
Parsman IV
King of Iberia
409-411
Succeeded by
Archil